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precedeverb [T]

uk   /prɪˈsiːd/  us   /priːˈsiːd/
C2 to be or go before something or someone in time or space: Kofi Annan preceded Ban Ki-moon as the Secretary-General of the UN. It would be helpful if you were to precede the report with an introduction.

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precedeverb [T]

 us   /prɪˈsid/
to be or go before someone or something in time or space: John Adams preceded Thomas Jefferson as president. Nouns are often preceded by adjectives
preceding
adjective [not gradable]  us   /prɪˈsi·dɪŋ/
The table on the preceding page shows the test results.
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